|Tiny Bill Cody - Live, Art Waves #70|
Imagine a scene edited from Gladiator in which throngs of pelt-wearing warriors shout across the open sea: Tor! Tor! Tor! Tor! Such a thing is completely believable after a conversation with artist and singer/song-writer Tor Lukasic Foss. As Tiny Bill Cody, Tor blends intellectual angst with the musical brilliance that won him the Male Entertainer of the Year Award at the 2009 Hamilton Music Awards...
Keywords: angst; song-writing; live music; lyrics
|En Route - Live, Art Waves #4|
En Route is a barbershop quartet composed of: Carol Shields, Barbara Hodge, Margaret Fielding and Kathy Withnell. They told us all about the art of harmonized a cappella singing, and then rang the Art Waves studio like a bell with their live voices.
Keywords: choral harmonizing; women's barbershop quartet; live music; a cappella
|Ron Weihs & Judith Sandiford, Artword Artbar, Artwaves #107|
Judith Sandiford and Ron Weihs learned how to roll with the punches while running the Artword Theatre in downtown Toronto. That skill came in handy when developers bought their theatre space and told them to exit stage left within four months. After a diligent search for a new home they chose Hamilton for its burgeoning art scene, and have started the Artword Artbar in the James St. North district...
Keywords: artbar; live music; visual art; theatre; J.P. Riemens; Kori Pop; Boo Watson
|Martin Rouleau, Singer Songwriter, Art Waves #55|
It was a game of Where is Waldo when Art Waves guest, singer/songwriter Martin Rouleau arrived at Mohawk College just as the Hamilton Music Awards were gearing up. Security could not help, since there were about 50 people in the lobby matching our description of an artsy looking guy with long hair carrying a guitar. But he found us just in time, and gave us a wonderful hour of conversation and live music, saved on this podcast just for you.
Keywords: singer/songwriter; music; folk; rock; Bob Dylan; Arlo Guthrie; live music